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Extension Activities

  • Look in your local paper for advertisements from local farmers' markets — what crops (produce) are available?
  • Create a Three Sisters Garden: Discovering a Native Trio
    http://www.kidsgardening.com/ growingideas/projects/ March02/mar02-pg1.htm
    Cultivating these companions in your school garden, a small patch near the building, a barrel, or even indoors, can inspire studies of Native American customs, nutrition, and folklore.
  • Grow a Multicultural Garden — Pranis, Eve and Amy Gifford. Schoolyard Mosaics: Designing Gardens and Habitats. South Burlington, VT: National Gardening Association, 2002.
  • Create Three Sisters art projects — Harvest of History Pilot Teacher Laura Nicholls developed art activities to accompany this module. Students can create art with felt, stencils, stamps, and mosaics.